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Statue Of Rugby Union Great John Eales Unveiled At Suncorp Stadium No Bar Too High From Preventing Faster Rail Travel Between Sydney And Canberra National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade Labor’s Railway Promise Celebrates 70 Years Of Not Being Delivered New South Wales Food And Wine Tourism Strategy 2018-22 Launched Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains
 
Statue Of Rugby Union Great John Eales Unveiled At Suncorp Stadium

Statue Of Rugby Union Great John Eales Unveiled At Suncorp Stadium

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk John Eales Statue Unveiled At Suncorp Stadium Victor P Taffa Wallabies and Queensland rugby union legend John Eales has had a statue unveiled in his honour at Suncorp Stadium. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk helped unveil the statue with the former Australia and Queensland Reds captain. John Eales won 86 caps for the […]

No Bar Too High From Preventing Faster Rail Travel Between Sydney And Canberra

No Bar Too High From Preventing Faster Rail Travel Between Sydney And Canberra

Australian Capital Territory Chief Minister Andrew Barr Faster Rail Between Canberra-Sydney Takes Shape Victor P Taffa Chief Minister Andrew Barr welcomes faster rail travel between Sydney and Canberra. “I welcome the announcement from the New South Wales Premier Gladys Berejiklian and the Deputy Premier John Barilaro that a New South Wales Coalition Government will fund […]

National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment

National Sports Museum At MCG To Undergo Major Redevelopment

Victoria Minister for Tourism Sport and Major Events Martin Pakula Building A Better Home For Our Sporting History Victor P Taffa Andrews Government is investing in Victoria’s proud sporting history with work set to get underway on a major redevelopment of the National Sports Museum at the MCG. “MCG is a Victorian icon, and there’s […]

Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade

Flemington Racecourse Training Track To Undergo $1.56 Million Upgrade

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula $1.56 Million Upgrade For Flemington Training Track Victor P Taffa Australia’s premier racing destination will soon be able to operate rain, hail or shine, with works set to begin on a new, world-class synthetic training track at Flemington Racecourse.   Minister for Racing Martin Pakula today announced that the […]

Labor’s Railway Promise Celebrates 70 Years Of Not Being Delivered

Labor’s Railway Promise Celebrates 70 Years Of Not Being Delivered

Labor’s Answer Is A Few New Wooden Seats At North Strathfield Railway Station Victor P Taffa In 1949 Labor promised 4 Tracks and 4 Platforms on the Hornsby-Strathfield Northern Line. 70 Years later and commuters are still waiting. After 70 Years please do not give people the excuse that there is no money to build […]

New South Wales Food And Wine Tourism Strategy 2018-22 Launched

New South Wales Food And Wine Tourism Strategy 2018-22 Launched

New South Wales Minister for Tourism and Major Events Adam Marshall Strategy Launched To Lure More Food And Wine Visitors To New South Wales Victor P Taffa More food and wine lovers across the globe are set to put Sydney and regional New South Wales on their travel itinerary with the New South Wales Government […]

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

Capital City High Speed Rail Fits In With Suburban Networks

High Speed Rail Operates On Heavy Rail Tracks Victor P Taffa Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail (HSR Aka Japan’s Bullet Train) is essentially a Heavy Rail Train that operates at 500 km/h. Capital City-Capital City High Speed Rail includes a Roll-on Roll-off Rail Ferry across Bass Strait. HSR travels on Heavy Rail Tracks that […]

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railways Must Not Be Dispensed With For Very Good Reasons

Railway Facts And Figures Victor P Taffa Railway Planners and Politicians who do not know or ignore the Past cannot Plan for the Present let alone the Future. Given what has gone on with closure of Branch Railways throughout New South Wales it would seem rather mad capped for the North West Railway Line under […]

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

Why Federal Politicians Want To Cut Heavy Railway Lines

SAY YES TO HEAVY RAIL: SAY NO TO METRO RAIL Victor P Taffa         Country New South Wales had many Branch Railway Lines closed and replaced by more costly bus services. The Newcastle Line is next and it would seem that this policy is driven by Baron Richard Beeching in the U.K. […]

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Wynyard Tram Tunnels Were Designed For Trains

Victor P Taffa Sydney Harbour Bridge opened on 19 March 1932 catering for 6 undivided road lanes and 4 Railway Lines. 2 Western side Railway Lines continue to take trains to and from the North Shore. 2 Eastern side Railway Lines were intended initially for a Railway to the Northern Beaches that was abandoned in […]

Stawell Racing Club Infrastructure To Be Improved

Stawell Racing Club Infrastructure To Be Improved

22 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Racing Martin Pakula Improving Infrastructure At Stawell Racing Club Victor P Taffa Stawell Racing Club will undergo major sewerage works to connect the club’s septic system to the rest of the town, thanks to a joint funding package worth nearly $160,000. Andrews Government will provide more than $76,600 from its Victorian Racing […]

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Four’N Twenty Pies Soon To Be Served Up In Japan

Four’N Twenty Pies Soon To Be Served Up In Japan

22 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Jobs Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula Serving Up Four’N Twenty Pies In Japan Victor P Taffa Iconic Victorian Four’N Twenty meat pies will soon be on supermarket shelves in Japan thanks to support from the Andrews Government. “Japan is a long-time partner and friend of Victoria and it’s great to be able […]

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Prescribed Burning Program Boosted With $22 Million Funding Over 4 years

Prescribed Burning Program Boosted With $22 Million Funding Over 4 years

21 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Environment Stephen Dawson $22 Million Funding Boost For Prescribed Burning Victor P Taffa 2019-20 State Budget will invest $5.5 Million p.a. in the Enhanced Prescribed Burning Program implemented by the Department of Biodiversity, Conservation and Attractions (DBCA) Autumn prescribed burning now underway across the south-west McGowan Government is delivering a $22 […]

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Mid-West Aquaculture Industry Boosted By Injection Of $7 Million

Mid-West Aquaculture Industry Boosted By Injection Of $7 Million

21 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Fisheries Dave Kelly $7 Million To Boost Growth Of Mid-West Aquaculture Industry Victor P Taffa $7 Million commitment to build and operate a state-of-the-art marine finfish nursery in Geraldton Project set to support thousands of direct and indirect regional jobs McGowan Government exceeds election commitment McGowan Government is injecting $7 Million […]

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Fernvale Town Centre Included In Township Entry Treatment Program

Fernvale Town Centre Included In Township Entry Treatment Program

21 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Transport and Main Roads Mark Bailey Fernvale Town Centre Books $1.5 Million Road Upgrade Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government has announced a $1.56 Million upgrade for Fernvale’s main street. Member for Ipswich West Jim Madden said the upgrade would include rolling out the red pavement for a new township entry treatment (TET) […]

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Year Of Outback Assessment Panel Sorting First Round Grant Applications

Year Of Outback Assessment Panel Sorting First Round Grant Applications

21 April 2019

Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk Tourism And Visitor Attractions Rush Premier’s Tourism Events Fund Victor P Taffa Palaszczuk Government’s new $3 Million grants scheme to help fund new or existing events, attractions and festivals right across the Outback and Queensland’s regions has been rushed. Year of Outback Tourism Events assessment panel is now sorting through 73 […]

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Tender Awarded To Construct 4 New Artificial Reefs

Tender Awarded To Construct 4 New Artificial Reefs

21 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Primary Industry and Resources Paul Kirby Boost For Territory’s Fishing Industry Victor P Taffa Northern Territory’s vibrant recreational fishing industry will receive a further boost with the tender to construct 4 new artificial reefs awarded to a local company. “These artificial reefs are designed to increase long term fisheries production, enhance […]

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Posted in Agriculture

Domestic Holiday Visitors For 12 Months To December 2018 Up By 6.7 %

Domestic Holiday Visitors For 12 Months To December 2018 Up By 6.7 %

21 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Tourism Sport and Culture Lauren Moss Tourism Data Indicates Turbocharged Results For The Territory Victor P Taffa Latest domestic visitor data from Tourism Research Australia for the 12 months to December 2018 shows domestic holiday visitors to the Northern Territory increased by 6.7 % to 652,000 visitors, with expenditure also increasing […]

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Global Medtech Manufacturer Expansion Welcomed By Minister

Global Medtech Manufacturer Expansion Welcomed By Minister

20 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Jobs Innovation and Trade Martin Pakula Global Medtech Manufacturer Expands In Melbourne Victor P Taffa Victorians will soon have access to ground-breaking technology that will make blood tests less painful and more efficient thanks to a huge expansion of global medical technology company Trajan in Melbourne’s east. Minister for Jobs, Innovation and […]

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Posted in Technology

Melbourne East Police Station Officially Opened By Minister

Melbourne East Police Station Officially Opened By Minister

20 April 2019

Victoria Minister for Police and Emergency Services Lisa Neville New Police Station Opens In The Heart Of Melbourne Victor P Taffa Victoria Police now has a new, state-of-the-art home in Melbourne’s CBD to assist with the growing number of Police, thanks to a major investment by the Andrews Government. Minister for Police and Emergency Services […]

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Hodgman Govt Supports Forestry Industry Recover From Bushfires Earlier This Year

Hodgman Govt Supports Forestry Industry Recover From Bushfires Earlier This Year

20 April 2019

Tasmania Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney Commitment To Hobart Port Exports Help Huon Forest Industry To Recover Victor P Taffa Hodgman Government strongly supports the Tasmanian forestry industry and is helping the sector recover following the devastating bushfires earlier this year, Minister for Resources Sarah Courtney said. Last month the Government committed to ongoing timber […]

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Interstate Visitors To Tasmania Up 6 % In 2018

Interstate Visitors To Tasmania Up 6 % In 2018

20 April 2019

Tasmania Premier Will Hodgman Locals And Visitors Choosing To Holiday In Tassie Victor P Taffa Rest of the country has well and truly caught onto the fact that Tasmania is the place to be. Latest National Visitor Survey confirms interstate visitors to our state has grown by an impressive 6 % in 2018, Premier Will […]

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New South Wales Unemployment Rate At 4.3 % March 2019

New South Wales Unemployment Rate At 4.3 % March 2019

20 April 2019

New South Wales Treasurer Dominic Perrottet New South Wales Minister for Jobs Stuart Ayres New South Wales Unemployment Remains At Near Record Levels Victor P Taffa New South Wales’ unemployment rate remains the lowest of any state, with full-time workers surging back into the job market. Labour force data released by the Australian Bureau of […]

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New South Wales Ranked Number 1 For Domestic Visitor Destination

New South Wales Ranked Number 1 For Domestic Visitor Destination

20 April 2019

New South Wales Minister for Tourism Stuart Ayres New South Wales Number 1 Domestic Visitor Destination Victor P Taffa New South Wales has once again come out on top as Australia’s favourite tourism destination, achieving its highest number of domestic overnight visitors, nights and expenditure on record. Minister for Tourism Stuart Ayres said both Sydney […]

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St. John Of God Health Care Now Offers Medical Intern Program

St. John Of God Health Care Now Offers Medical Intern Program

19 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Health Roger Cook Medical Intern Program Available At St. John Of God Health Care Victor P Taffa Junior doctors will have more opportunities to advance their career in Western Australia with St. John of God Health Care now accredited to run its own medical intern program John of God Midland Public […]

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McGowan Govt’s 2019-20 Budget Includes $131.5 Million For Agriculture

McGowan Govt’s 2019-20 Budget Includes $131.5 Million For Agriculture

19 April 2019

Western Australia Minister for Agriculture and Food Alannah MacTiernan State Budget Securing Future For Western Australia Agricultural Effort Victor P Taffa McGowan Government’s 2019-20 Budget to include $131.5 Million of additional expenditure in the Department of Primary Industries and Regional Development (DPIRD) Funding ensures DPIRD continues its critical role in supporting primary producers and rebuilding […]

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Queenslander’s Urged To Get Their Flu Jabs

Queenslander’s Urged To Get Their Flu Jabs

19 April 2019

Queensland Minister for Health Steven Miles Now Is The Best Time For Flu Vaccination Victor P Taffa Queensland’s Minister for Health Steven Miles is urging Gold Coast residents to get their flu jabs as the Gold Coast Hospital and Health Service braces for another flu season. Minister Miles encouraged Gold Coasters to arrange to have […]

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4,900 New Jobs In Queensland During March 2019

4,900 New Jobs In Queensland During March 2019

19 April 2019

Queensland Deputy Premier Jackie Trad Queensland Minister for Employment and Small Business Shannon Fentiman 4,900 New Jobs In Queensland Victor P Taffa More than 192,000 Queenslanders have now found work since the Palaszczuk Government was elected, according to ABS Labour Force Data released today. Deputy Premier and Treasurer Jackie Trad said the data showed 4,900 […]

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Northern Territory Govt Releases Plan To Repair The Budget

Northern Territory Govt Releases Plan To Repair The Budget

19 April 2019

Northern Territory Chief Minister Michael Gunner Northern Territory Treasurer Nicole Manison Government Releases Plan To Fix The Budget Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government has released its plan to fix the Territory Budget. Plan consists of 2 parts: Government’s response to the ‘Plan For Budget Repair: Final Report’ developed by independent former Western Australia under-treasurer […]

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Northern Territory Govt Seeks 16 Leaders For First Circles Leadership Program

Northern Territory Govt Seeks 16 Leaders For First Circles Leadership Program

19 April 2019

Northern Territory Minister for Aboriginal Affairs Selena Uibo Seeking The Next Generation Of Aboriginal Leaders Victor P Taffa Northern Territory Government is seeking 16 emerging Aboriginal leaders to join the First Circles Leadership Program, to equip them with skills to influence change in their communities. Each year, the First Circles program selects 8 Aboriginal Territorians […]

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